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Astronomers Detect Powerful FRB Coming From the Milky Way

‚ÄčAstronomers have spotted a brief but powerful burst of radio signals coming from within the Milky Way. First radio bursts, or FRBs, are incredibly short-lived but intense blasts from distant sources in space that have not been explained so far. Even though the bursts only last a fraction of a second, researchers have said they can be millions of times more powerful than the Sun. One such blast was recently detected in our galaxy. Powerful Radio Burst A team of scientists in Canada picked up earlier this year an odd…

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Mysterious Halo Made of Gas Could Answer Questions About the Milky Way

‚ÄčThe Milky Way’s numerous mysteries are cracked up one by one, and the latest groundbreaking finding could help unveil the unknown features and causes behind certain events and activities of our home galaxy. Researchers have discovered a halo of plasma around the neighboring galaxy, Andromeda, using the Hubble Space Telescope. They have then mapped the massive halo of gas in the most detailed chart of its kind, showing how the halo – electrically charged gas – around this spiral galaxy extends around 1.3 million light-years towards the Milky Way.¬† A…

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